The actress mentioned her “18 to twenty pills-a-day” behavior triggered her to “lose every little thing.”
Stacey Sprint opened up for the primary time about her previous substance abuse.
In a sneak peak of Thursday’s “Dr. Oz,” the “Clueless” vet mentioned she lately celebrated 5 years of sobriety after battling an dependancy to Vicodin ache killers. The sobriety, in keeping with the star, introduced her readability on her previous strained relationship together with her mother and father.
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“I am clear 5 years and on this 5 years, my biggest blessing is that not solely have I been capable of be sincere with myself and change into a greater individual — however I have been capable of perceive my mother and father and that they did love me and that they had been doing the very best they might and that they had been simply sick, they had been addicted.”
When requested how “dangerous” her dependancy turned, Sprint mentioned, “I used to be taking 18 to twenty capsules a day.”
“That is costly,” mentioned Dr. Oz, to which Sprint replied, “Yeah, I misplaced every little thing.”
On a Fb submit selling her look on the present, Sprint wrote, “I might be sharing my deepest, darkest secret. I thank the Lord for with the ability to say that I’ve grown extra during the last 5 years than I’ve in my whole life.”
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“I’m so blessed to be surrounded by individuals who have cherished and supported me via my most difficult time.”
In one other clip, Sprint addresses a number of of her previous controversial statements. In 2015, she was quickly suspended from Fox Information for disparaging feedback about Barack Obama and in 2016, she mentioned transgender individuals ought to go to the toilet “within the bushes” as a result of she does not wish to put youngsters’s security in danger.
“I am not homophobic. I am not racist. I used to be simply indignant and it benefited me,” she advised Dr. Oz.
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When you or somebody you understand is combating dependancy, please contact the SAMHSA substance abuse helpline at 1-800-662-HELP.